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[ad_1] American singer and actress Barbra Streisand once condemned Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh over allegations of sexual assault leveled against him, but Streisand is attending an event for 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden, despite his own involvement with sexual assault claims. The pop legend is scheduled to appear at a virtual event with the
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[ad_1] New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is wrong to say his state was following the Trump administration’s guidance when ordering nursing homes to admit coronavirus patients from hospitals, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator (CMS) Seema Verma said Wednesday. “Under no circumstances should a hospital discharge a patient to a nursing home that’s not
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[ad_1] Ellen McCormack, candidate for the Democratic Party (Photo By: Paul DeMaria/NY Daily News via Getty Images) “The infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable,” said Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, explaining to a radio audience how a Democratic-proposed bill in the state legislature would handle an unsuccessful late-term abortion. “The infant would
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[ad_1] Pro-life activist David Daleiden and Planned Parenthood sparred Wednesday over videos showing Planned Parenthood employees testifying in depositions about the sale of fetal organs. “Daleiden is once again launching baseless claims about Planned Parenthood,” Planned Parenthood tweeted Wednesday.  Daleiden said he will “make sure that law enforcement and the public” see the newly released
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[ad_1] Governors across the United States have issued orders during the coronavirus pandemic that restrict or prohibit religious services. The Department of Justice and Attorney General William Barr have fought back against such restrictions on multiple occasions. “Even in times of emergency,” Barr warned in April, federal law prohibits religious discrimination. Governors and mayors across
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[ad_1] A trader wears a mask on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the building prepares to close due to the coronavirus, March 20, 2020. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) Increasingly, those looking for “socially responsible” investments (to use the usual dishonest and self-congratulatory term) are checking to see how companies measure up to various
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[ad_1] Vice President Spiro T. Agnew shakes hands with President Richard M. Nixon as the president begins his trip to China, February 17, 1972. (National Archives) My Impromptus today begins with those characters you see above: Richard Nixon and his vice president, Spiro T. Agnew. Nixon’s first vice president, I should say. We wound up
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[ad_1] People gather at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct station to protest, after a police officer was caught on video pressing his knee into the neck of George Floyd, who later died at a hospital in Minneapolis, Minn., May 27, 2020. (Eric Miller/Reuters) After a night of riots, looting, and arson in Minneapolis to
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[ad_1] (Pixabay) On behalf of medical associations that favor unlimited legal abortion, the American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Food and Drug Administration to remove safety requirements for chemical-abortion drugs. Current FDA Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) requirements for mifepristone — the drug used in the first few months of pregnancy to induce
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[ad_1] Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey took sole responsibility Wednesday night after his company applied a fact-check on a tweet from President Donald Trump suggesting California’s mail-in ballot move is “fraudulent.” Trump’s tweet Tuesday suggesting mail-in ballot votes are fraudulent could mislead people into believing they don’t have to register to get a ballot, Dorsey wrote
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[ad_1] Attorney General William Barr appointed a federal prosecutor to review so-called “unmasking” requests that Obama administration officials submitted against Trump associates, a spokeswoman for the Justice Department said Wednesday. Kerri Kupec, the Justice Department spokeswoman, said on Fox News that Barr appointed John Bash, the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Texas, to
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[ad_1] A California district attorney’s office is investigating whether 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden’s accuser Tara Read lied while acting as a witness. Reade testified for many years in domestic violence cases as an expert for the Monterey County District Attorney’s office, Politico reports. Media coverage of Reade’s academic credentials has thrown her years testifying
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[ad_1] The BBC — which receives public funding, so is bound by standards of impartiality — admitted today that it had “breached” its own guidelines in its coverage of the Dominic Cummings controversy. Last night, during the program Newsnight, host Emily Maitlis began by saying that “the country can see” that Cummings, chief adviser to
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[ad_1] SpaceX was targeting Wednesday, May 27 for Falcon 9’s launch of Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The flight was scrubbed due to weather and will be rescheduled for May 30, 2020. The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:33 p.m. EDT, or
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[ad_1] Posted by: R. Mitchell in Customs, Border and Immigration News, Syndicated Posts, US News May 27, 2020 Topics in this post: methamphetamine narcotics LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $2.4 million in one enforcement
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[ad_1] Twitter fact-checked President Donald Trump Tuesday for suggesting California’s mail-in ballots are fraudulent, yet the company has declined to make the same move against a Chinese spokesman who suggested the U.S. inserted the coronavirus into China.  The company applied the fact check on Trump’s tweet only after media pundits lobbied Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
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[ad_1] By R. Mitchell – HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from Houston, Texas after discovering $2,446,000 worth of alleged methamphetamine concealed within the vehicle she was driving. “This was an excellent discovery of hard narcotics, amid the travel restrictions we are
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